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Father Brown

Series 7

Episode 4: The Demise of the Debutante

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama series. Father Brown uncovers secrets, hypocrisy and murder at a finishing school for young ladies. Show more

Contributors

Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Miss Cynthia Rosewood:
Amanda Drew
Nell Winford:
Lucy Pearson
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Maude Riley:
Lauren O'Neil
Jimbo Riley:
James Cartwright
Reverend Willard:
Forbes Masson
Cecelia Orchid-Squires:
Cassie Layton
Director:
Paul Gibson
Producer:
Peter Bullock
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

Home Front

From 14 August to 18 August 1917

Duration: 1 hour

The week in August 1917 when poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon met in Craiglockhart Hospital. From August 2017. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

6 June 1917 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a 'tropical rainstorm' descended on a damaged Folkestone, where Gabriel Graham's tempestuous journey leads to a flash of inspiration. Show more

Contributors

Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davis
Reporter:
John Bowler
Wampach:
Simon Treves
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 79: 5-9 June 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The final omnibus of Season 10 is set in the week in 1917 when the biggest man-made explosion in history removed Messines Ridge. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Reporter:
John Bowler
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Alfred Norris:
Richard Curnow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davis
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Wilson:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Jane Underdown:
Susan Porrett
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Eleanor Tanney:
Sarah Ridgeway
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Wampach:
Simon Treves
Peter Lumley:
Bea White
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Home Front

From 18 September to 22 September 1917

Duration: 1 hour

Epic drama series set in the Britain of the Great War. The week in 1917 when free treatment was recommended for all invalided soldiers. From September 2017. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

8 July 1915 - Mervyn Harris

Duration: 12 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

When Mervyn returns home on leave, only Maisie is unchanged by the war, for better or worse. Show more

Contributors

Mervyn Harris:
Tom Whitelock
Maisie Plackett:
Cassie Layton
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Eric Morton:
Ian Conningham
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Inspector Forrester:
Nigel Hastings

Home Front

4 August 1917 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, there was a service on the Leas in Folkestone to mark the third anniversary of the outbreak of war. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

18 August 1917 - Norman Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Sylvia Pankhurst's peace meeting in Hyde Park was broken up by the police, while in Folkestone, Sergeant Harris marks the first anniversary of his sons' deaths. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Anna White:
Ellie Piercy
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Harry Pankhurst:
Sean Murray
Major Love:
Simon Ludders
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Barman:
Philip Fox
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

28 August 1917 - Jessie Moore

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, severe gales across the country uprooted trees and damaged crops, while in Folkestone, Jessie's mood is bleak. Show more

Contributors

Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els

Home Front

10 July 1915 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Reverend Winwood finds ministering to a diverse flock of parishioners far easier than to his own household. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Mervyn Harris:
Tom Whitelock
Maisie Plackett:
Cassie Layton
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne

Home Front

19 August 1916 - Norman Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the papers reported a 'Great British Day on the Somme', and in Folkestone, Norman Harris's life changes direction. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Jean Harris:
Eliza Bennett
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 57: 15-19 August 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the week, in 1916, when the king praised the 'cheerful confidence' of the troops in France, courage and hope are hard-won in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Jean Harris:
Eliza Bennett
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ethel Johnson:
Nicola Ferguson
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Olly Flowers:
Eviee Lavery
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Carlton:
Nathan Nolan
Mary Mote:
Kirsty Oswald
Mansfield Cumming:
Brian Protheroe
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Cecil Cameron:
Justin Salinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Drama

Dorothy Baker - Cassandra at the Wedding

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. 20th century American classic about an identical twin, hell-bent on sabotaging her sister's wedding day. Starring Hayley Atwell. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Clayton Grange

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Brilliantly stupid scientists trial a bionic suit and try genetic manipulation. Stars Anthony Head and Neil Warhurst. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Professor Saunders:
Anthony Head
Geoff Prowse:
Neil Warhurst
Roger Bucks:
Paul Barnhill
Alice Jameson:
Stephanie Racine
Simon Prowse:
Albie Warhurst
Announcer:
Clive Hayward

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 12: 15-19 December 1914

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A spirit of generosity and recklessness fills the air as all Folkestone is encouraged to give itself to the war. With Craige Els, Will Howard. Show more

Home Front

18 December 1914 - Mervyn Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Maisie Plackett takes very seriously the question 'Is your best boy in khaki?'. Show more

Home Front

19 April 1917 - Maisie Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a report from Russia claimed the revolutionary movement was spreading with 'tranquillity', while in Folkestone, Maisie searches for the still, small voice. Show more

Contributors

Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Florence Rumsey:
Sarah Ridgeway
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
William Stokes:
James Lailey
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

22 May 1917 - Maisie Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Christabel Pankhurst addressed a meeting of the Women's Socialist and Political Union, and in Folkestone, Maisie Harris finds a real friend. Show more

Contributors

Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Edna Harris:
Lara West

Home Front

5 June 1917 - Eric Morton

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the second daylight Gotha air raid targeted Sheerness, while in Folkestone, the police station is still dealing with the fallout of the first. Show more

Contributors

Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Alfred Norris:
Richard Curnow
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Jane Underdown:
Susan Porrett
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davis
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

9 February 1916 - Norman Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, four bombs were dropped near a girls' school in Kent causing three casualties, while Norman Harris receives wonderful news. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Winifred Dinsdale:
Alice Lowe
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Elsie Buss:
Tracy Wiles
Charles Chaplin:
Owen Clarke